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United Offers Rebooking Options To Customers Affected By East Coast Weather

Friday, June 22, 2012

United Offers Rebooking Options To Customers Affected By East Coast Weather19:11 EDT Friday, June 22, 2012CUSTOMERS TRAVELING TO, FROM OR THROUGH IMPACTED CITIES MAY RESCHEDULE WITHOUT PENALTY ON UNITED.COMCHICAGO, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced travel options for United customers whose flight plans may be disrupted by severe weather and air traffic control delays impacting the East Coast. A fire Friday at an FAA facility in New Jersey affected FAA's ability to provide normal services, leading to flight delays and cancellations through Saturday. Affected flights include those to and from: Newark Liberty International Airport LaGuardia Airport John F. Kennedy International Airport Westchester County Airport Philadelphia International Airport Washington Dulles International Airport Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Baltimore Washington International AirportChecking Flight Status and Changing Travel PlansCustomers on flights to, from or through the impacted cities on June 22 and June 23 may reschedule their itineraries for travel no later than one year from date of issue with a one-time date or time change, and the airline will waive the change fees. Customers may request refunds in the original form of payment for canceled flights. Customers may change travel plans quickly and conveniently, and find complete details and eligible travel dates, at Customers may also book a new reservation, change an existing reservation or check flight status by calling United Reservations at 800-UNITED-1.About UnitedUnited Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,605 flights a day to 375 airports on six continents from our hubs in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Guam, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. In 2011, United carried more traffic than any other airline in the world, and operated more than two million flights carrying 142 million passengers. United is upgrading its cabins with more flat-bed seats in first and business class and more extra-legroom economy-class seating than any other airline in North America. United operates nearly 700 mainline aircraft and has orders for more than 125 new aircraft deliveries from 2012 through 2019, including 50 Boeing 787 Dreamliners and 25 Airbus A350XWBs. United was rated the world's most admired airline on FORTUNE magazine's 2012 airline-industry list of the World's Most Admired Companies. Readers of Global Traveler magazine have voted United's MileagePlus program the best frequent flyer program for eight consecutive years. United is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 193 countries via 27 member airlines. More than 85,000 United employees reside in every U.S. state and in countries around the world. For more information, visit or follow United on Twitter and Facebook. The common stock of United's parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the NYSE under the symbol UAL. SOURCE United Continental Holdings, Inc.For further information: United Continental Holdings, Inc. Worldwide Media Relations, +1-312-997-8640,; or +1-713-324-5080,